Saturday TV: Supergirl Encore, Ash vs Evil Dead Encore, Doctor Who & More

News & Notes

Get Funko POP Ash From The Evil Dead at AmazonOn cable tonight, Starz has the series premiere of Ash vs Evil Dead and SundanceTV has the second season premiere of The Returned.

Prime Picks

Supergirl (CBS): Repeat. The “Pilot” episode replays. Really liked this episode and the second episode that plays on Monday is even better. It remains my favorite new network show this fall. For more about Supergirl and why I liked it so much listen to my spoiler-free preview.

Doctor Who (BBC America): New. The Doctor, Clara and UNIT try to find Osgood after she is taken by aliens. Plays again later two times. Last week’s episode, “The Woman Who Lived,” replays right before.

The Last Kingdom (BBC America): New. King Alfred tries to keep Uhtred close, but it doesn’t work for long. A great battle is being waged. Runs 75 minutes. Plays again later.

Solid Selections

Unwrapped 2.0 (Food Network): New. Andes Mints, chocolate chip cookies, toffee and Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine. Runs 30 minutes. Plays again later.
Unwrapped 2.0 (Food Network): Repeat. Sweet pickles, key lime cookies, Lemonhead candy, and caramel apple with peanuts. Runs 30 minutes. Plays again later.

Ash vs Evil Dead (Starz): Repeat. It technically premiered this morning a bit after midnight, but this will be the regular timeslot. A chainsaw-handed hero has to try and save the world, even though he doesn’t want to. But, it was his stupid act that unleashed evil into the world some 30 years since he last battled the Deadites. Runs 45 minutes. Plays again later three times. Listen to my spoiler-free preview of Ash vs Evil Dead.

Saturday Night Live Halloween (NBC): Repeat. Halloween-themed sketches are shown.

Other Option

  • Homeland (Showtime): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “Why Is This Night Different?,” replays.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has doubleheader college football action this afternoon and Saturday Night College Football tonight with Notre Dame at Temple.
  • CBS has college football action today with Florida vs. Georgia today.
  • CBS Sports has quadruple-header college football action today with Air Force at Hawaii closing out the night.
  • ESPN has quadruple-header college football action today with Stanford at Washington State closing out the night.
  • ESPN2 has tripleheader college football action today with Vanderbilt at Houston closing out the night.
  • ESPNews has two college football games today with Central Florida at Cincinnati and later Tulsa at SMU.
  • ESPNU has quadruple-header college football action today with Alabama A&M vs. Alabama State closing out the night.
  • FOX has CFB on FOX college football action today with USC at California and later tonight has Game 4 of the MLB World Series with the Kansas City Royals at the New York Mets.
  • FS1 has tripleheader college football action today with Arizona at Washington closing out the night.
  • NBA TV has doubleheader tonight with the Golden State Warriors at the New Orleans Pelicans followed by the Sacramento Kings at the Los Angeles Clippers.
  • NBC Sports has doubleheader college football action today with James Madison at William & Mary followed by Maine at Villanova.

Late Night

  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): Repeat. Amy Schumer hosted with musical guest The Weeknd.

Saturday TV Marathons

Law & Order (WEtv): Eight episodes tonight and into late night.
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (WEtv): Seven episodes today.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (ION): Has 16 episodes.
The Librarians (TNT): All 10 first season episodes. Season two premieres tomorrow night.
NCIS (USA Network): Has 12 episodes.
The Simpsons (FXX): Has 25 “Treehouse of Horror” episodes.

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